Category Archives: Psychology

Everything Has Beauty

“Everything has beauty, but not everyone can see.” – Confucius Meet Matilda the Alien Cat. Matilda has a genetic eye disorder that’s caused her enlarged eyes, and she’s now blind. Source: https://abcnews.go.com/Lifestyle/matilda-alien-eyed-cat-celestial-eyes/story?id=31725309

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Why We Hate Being Told What To Do

I always thought it was just me that hated being told what to do, which is one of the reasons I’ve been a business owner / self employed for most of my working career. What’s worse that being told what … Continue reading

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The Human Face After 4 Years of War

These two pictures are shown side by side in the Andrei Pozdeev museum. The museum caption reads: “(Left) The artist Eugen Stepanovich Kobytev the day he went to the front in 1941. (Right) In 1945 when he returned”. This the human face … Continue reading

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Working with Your Partner (or stuck in Lock Down)

Working with Bridget since 2013 has been fantastic for me (and sometimes her!) – there’s no one I’d rather be spending my time with than Bridget. In saying that, there’s some unique challenges that can occur that other relationships may … Continue reading

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Who Can I Thank Today?

“Who can I thank today?” That’s what I write at the top of my diary page each day, which reminds me to focus on positive human interactions and to praise good service. We’re now living in scary pandemic times, where … Continue reading

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We All Make Mistakes

“Don’t be afraid to make mistakes. But if you do, make new ones. Life is too short to make the wrong choice twice.” – Joyce Rachelle We all make mistakes. No matter who you are and how good you are, you … Continue reading

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How To Write a Book

It was the 7 year anniversary of my book True Lies being published, which got me thinking about writing in general. This post isn’t so much about how to write a book as it is about how I went about … Continue reading

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The Eight Styles of Facial Expressions

Paul Ekman discusses The Eight Styles of Facial Expressions in his book; Unmasking the Face. What is YOUR facial style? The eight styles of facial expressions are: the withholder, revealer, unwitting expressor, blanked expressor, substitute expressor, frozen-affect expressor, ever-ready expressor, … Continue reading

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What Makes People Put Others Down?

“There is only one way to avoid criticism: Do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.” – Aristotle I find it both interesting and sad that some people intentionally put other people down. The real estate world can be a nasty … Continue reading

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What Makes Couples Commit Crimes Together?

What makes couples commit? Commit crimes together that is. A lot of you would have seen (or been aware of) the Netflix documentary Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich,  plus seen his ex girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell in the media recently. Ghislaine Maxwell was … Continue reading

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